- containing two replaceable or ionizable hydrogen atoms: dibasic acid.
- having two univalent, basic atoms, as dibasic sodium phosphate, Na2HPO4.
- (of an acid, such as sulphuric acid, H 2 SO 4) containing two acidic hydrogen atomsCompare diacidic
- (of a salt) derived by replacing two acidic hydrogen atomsdibasic sodium phosphate, Na 2 HPO 4
- Containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms.
- Of or relating to salts or acids forming salts with two atoms of a univalent metal.
- Relating to an acid that contains two hydrogen atoms that can be replaced by metal ions. Sulfuric acid (H2SO4) is a dibasic acid. The hydrogens can be replaced by sodium and hydrogen to form sodium hydrogen sulfate (NaHSO4) or by two sodium atoms to form sodium sulfate (Na2SO4).
- Relating to a compound that contains two basic monovalent groups or atoms.